Texas governor signs bill prohibiting social media giants from blocking users based on viewpoint

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  1. Jeannette

    Jeannette Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    Funny you would mention Vladimir Putin, because he said we are now a totalitarian state - and since he lived in the Soviet Union, he knows exactly what it entails.


    EVIL LIVES ON!
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    Slavery is now under
    corporate control.
    They own you.

     
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    Yes, Texas is doing so right now with its bullshit voting limitation and abortion law.

    What are so-called "blue states" doing? Be specific, my bot friend.
     
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    It's a lot more than "voter ID". Have you even read the law? I'm calling you a "bot" because you're never specific about your claims---they're just conclusory talking points, and short on facts and logic.
     
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    It is the blue states that are violating the Constitution by stifling free speech on social media, enforcing China Virus restrictions that close businesses and schools, forcing citizens to wear obedience masks, limiting 2d amendment rights, imposing crippling taxes, indoctrinating kids in school with racist dogma like Critical Race Theory, and generally invading everyone's lives. I was born and raised in New York and cannot tell you how wonderful the freedom is here in Texas..
     
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    It may be to late to break up our Big Bad Businesses, but if there is a real organized political opposition in America it had better start pushing for that kind of real fundamental reform while it is still possible.
     
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    The Biden administration and CERTAIN big business outfits seem joined at the hip. Much of that is due to Chinese incursion into our business base. When I hear about BIG BUSINESS taking over I am perplexed. I really have no feel for the organization or interaction of civilian businesses I have spent my life either in the military or working for large defense companies. Defense is very different than the civilian sector.
     
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    Umm, you don't understand the Constitution. Try again.
     
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    It is YU that doesn't understand the Constitution. The whole document is designed to protect us from an over reaching federal government. That's why it specifically lists the powers of the government and anything that is not specifically listed belongs to the states. There is nothing in the Constitution that gives the federal government the power to close businesses, have people wear masks, or determine school curricula nationwide... nothing at all. Once in awhile that concept is reinforced by the Supreme Court, as in Heller v US where the court determined that regulating firearms was the purview of the states, not the federal government.
    I would suggest that I understand the Constitution as well or better than you. Let's compare education, shall we? I have a BSEE from West Point and an MBA from Missouri... and you?
     
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    I'm a lawyer, and you have zero idea what you're talking about. You don't even seem to understand that the 1st Amendment applies to governmental action, and not the actions of non-governmental actors.

    That's BASIC, yet you don't know that. Peewee Herman should not challenge Superman,
     
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    I know that our Founding Fathers referred to the fact that we were "endowed by our Creator with certain inalienable rights and that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness." The Bill of Rights defined these in more detail... one of them being freedom of speech. Put that together and its about an individual's rights... in this case the right of free speech. It makes no difference who it is that is denying these GOD GIVEN rights. To deny them... period... is a violation of the Constitution.. as it violates the rights we have that are given to us from our CREATOR and GUARANTEED by the Constitution.

    By the way, my wife is a lawyer. When we were dating, she told me she was a hooker. She knew I'd never marry her if I found out she was a lawyer.
     
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    They see it and they support it because it gives them the privilege. Trump whined about election fraud in 2016 but didn't pursue "election integrity" because it worked in his favor. That's all they do. Want to dictate and encroach on everybody else while whining nobody else deserves anything (but they don't really mind them being here because they get to exploit them and treat them like dirt).
     
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    So, what are "blue states" doing to "violate the Constitution"?
     
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    It applies to anyone and anything that would diminish our rights as given to us by the "Creator". That's pretty simple, even for you.
    It applies to anyone and anything that would diminish the rights given to us by the "CREATOR". This is pretty straightforward, even for you.
     
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    Ok... we'll try again... It is the blue states that are violating the Constitution by stifling free speech on social media, enforcing China Virus restrictions that close businesses and schools, forcing citizens to wear obedience masks, limiting 2d amendment rights, imposing crippling taxes, indoctrinating kids in school with racist dogma like Critical Race Theory, and generally invading everyone's lives. I was born and raised in New York and cannot tell you how wonderful the freedom is here in Texas..
     
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    "If there was any constitutional issue resolved by the Civil War, it is that there is no right to secede."
    -Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia -
     
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    You believe the constitution forces private companies to provide others a platform to voice thief opinion even if their TOS is being violated?

    That is fascinating…


    Also, prove the existence of a CREATOR.
     
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    Discrimination laws need to include political beliefs.
     
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    What don't you understand about ANYONE that diminishes our rights is violating the Constitution? We have INALIENABLE rights that cannot be violated legally... by ANYONE or ANYTHING. That is the PURPOSE of the Constitution... to protect our rights... against ANYTHING AND ANYONE not just selected violators.

    And was our FOUNDERS that referred to the CREATOR... I'm just the messenger... take it up with THEM.
     
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    Can you explain what you are saying? I do not understand.... thanks.
     
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    That simply isn’t true. The constitution list several specific rights — many of those are limited only to the federal government however. The first amendment is one of those.

    The founders? The same ones that determined blacks were 3/5 of a human and women couldn’t vote?

    Yeh, they have never been wrong on anything.

    You are regurgitating it — prove it
     
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    It is interesting how quickly conservatives have shifted from “business should be able to set their own policy” to “small government needs to intervene” and force them to do what you want.
     
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    No, it doesn't. It's unbelievable that you were trying to boast about your "knowledge" of the Constitution.

    Jesus.

    For instance, some idiot Trumper cannot walk onto my property and hold forth about things they have no idea about. It's MY property.
     
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    Oh, God.
     
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    Remember the Declaration of Independence? That's where
    Oh, so now you hate the FOUNDERS... it comes out... finally. By the way, no one is perfect (except apparently YOU). Mistakes were made... and fixed. Did you know that women vote now? Did you here that blacks can too? Are you still mad at UGH (Leader of the Plains Cavemen) for grabbing a woman by the hair? You need a new calendar pal... its 2021. Nothing is perfect the first time... or we'd still all be driving Model T Fords. The key is to keep improving. Condemning rarely helps. Nobody likes a whiner.
     
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    "Idiot Trumper"? Is that like a "murdering Bidener"? Or a "Abandon our citizens Bidener"? Or a "Wacky socialist Bidener"? Or a "Bring in millions of illegals untested for COVID, MS13, or ISIS Bidener"? Or a "Spend TRILLIONS All the Time Bidener"? Or a "All men are created... uhmm... er... ahh... well you know.. c'mon man" Bidener? Or a "Shut down your business and wear a mask forever Bidener"? You mean... like that?
     
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